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Picture quote by Proverbs about poor

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways. ⏤ Proverbs

Picture quote about wisdom

Some people are so poor, all they have is money.Source …

Picture quote by Dan Kennedy about wealth

Rich people have big libraries, poor people have big TV's. ⏤ Dan Kennedy

Picture quote by Socrates about life

Beware the barrenness of a busy life. ⏤ Socrates

Picture quote by Scottish Proverbs about appearance

Do not judge by appearances; A rich heart may be under a poor coat. ⏤ Scottish Proverbs

Picture quote by Jim Rohn about life

The poor pessimist live an ugly life. ⏤ Jim Rohn

Picture quote by Tupac Shakur about war

They got money for the war, but can't feed the poor. ⏤ Tupac Shakur

Picture quote by Robert Kiyosaki about wisdom

My poor dad said, 'You need to know a lot about one speciality.' My rich dad said, 'You need to learn a little about a lot of things.' ⏤ Robert Kiyosaki

Picture quote by Samuel Gompers about greed

The man who has millions will want everything he can lay his hands on and then raise his voice against the poor devil who wants ten cents more a day. ⏤ Samuel Gompers

Picture quote by Jimmy Carter about values

If you don't want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying you want a country based on Christian values, because you don't ⏤ Jimmy Carter

Picture quote by Tupac Shakur about money

You know it's funny when it rains it pours, they got money for wars , but can't feed the poor ⏤ Tupac Shakur

Picture quote by Pope Francis about problems

As long as the problems of the poor are not radically resolved by rejecting the absolute autonomy of markets and financial speculation and by attacking the structural causes of inequality, no solution will be found for the world's problems or, for that matter, to any problems. ⏤ Pope Francis

Picture quote by George Carlin about rich

Conservatives say if you don't give the rich more money, they will lose their incentive to invest. As for the poor, they tell us they have lost all incentive because we've given them too much money. ⏤ George Carlin

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Do not judge by appearances; a rich heart may be under a poor coat.

Scottish Proverbs,

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways.


A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.

Henry Ford, industrialist

I blame my mother for my poor sex life. All she told me was 'the man goes on top and the woman underneath.' For three years my husband and I slept in bunk beds.

Joan Rivers, comedian

If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven.

Jesus Christ, leader

You know the funny thing, I don't get along with rich people. I get along with the middle class and the poor people better than I get along with the rich people.

Donald Trump, president

Anyone who has struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.

James Baldwin, educator

The right time to dine is: for the rich man, when he is hungry; and for the poor, when he has something to eat.

Mexican proverbs,

Anger makes dull men witty -- but it keeps them poor.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

When the rich wage war it is the poor who die.

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.

Tom Robbins, author

No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.

George S. Patton, soldier

If you're in trouble, or hurt or need -- go to the poor people. They're the only ones that'll help -- the only ones.

John Steinbeck, author

Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.

Charles Barkley, basketball player

Whoever named it necking is a poor judge of anatomy.

Groucho Marx, comedian

They were written on cheap blue notebooks bought by poor women. I'm interested in folk tales in the way that medicine and magic in women's stories are all kind of combined.

Alice Hoffman, author

A poor man is always behind.

American Proverbs,

In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.

Aristotle, philosopher

If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.

Charles Darwin, naturalist

Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else.

Anne Bronte, novelist

Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.

Mother Teresa, leader

Poor decisions and bad luck are contingencies of most horror films.

Wesley Morris, critic

All language is but a poor translation.

Franz Kafka, novelist

I was poor white trash, no glitter, no glamour, but I'm not ashamed of anything.

Eminem, rapper

I've been rich and I've been poor. It's better to be rich.

Gertrude Stein, author

They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?

Princess Diana, royalty

If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty.

Rainer Maria Rilke, poet

Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.

Horace, poet

Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.

Pope John XXIII, clergyman

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.

Emma Lazarus, poet

When the TV version of Annie came on, I was drawn to it. It was the struggle of this poor kid in this environment and how her life changed. It immediately resonated.

Jay-Z, musician

I think the rich are too rich and the poor are too poor. I don't think the black people are going to rise at all; I think most of them are going to die.

Nina Simone, musician

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.

Plutarch, philosopher

I think clever people think that poor people are stupid.

Norm MacDonald, actor

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.

Lewis Carroll, author

The poor tread lightest on the earth. The higher our income, the more resources we control and the more havoc we wreak.

Paul Harrison, environmentalist

The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground, seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger.

Henry Walter Bates, environmentalist

I was a very poor young black boy in New Orleans, just a face without a name, swimming in a sea of poverty trying to survive.

Tyler Perry, actor

Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours.

Kurt Vonnegut, author

When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.

Evita Peron, film actress

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it.

Evita Peron, film actress

A man who cannot work without his hypodermic needle is a poor doctor. The amount of narcotic you use is inversely proportional to your skill.

Martin H. Fischer,

There are pastors who won't go to people's sick beds. How can people of God turn their back on the sick, poor and hungry?

James Robinson,

All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.

William Henry Harrison, president

Голь на вы́думку хитра́.

Russian Proverbs,

I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible.

Michelangelo, sculptor

Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It's the other way around. They never vote for us.

Dan Quayle, vice president

He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich and that they in turn will care for the laboring poor.

Grover Cleveland, president

How prone poor Humanity is to dam up the minutest remnants of its freedom, and build an artificial roof to prevent it looking up to the clear blue sky.

E. T. A. Hoffmann, critic

Christians should emphatically be campaigning for justice for the poor - but the Church is not a campaign.

Rowan D. Williams, clergyman

This erosion of the middle class is happening all over the place. The opening of a wider gap between rich and poor is always accompanied by such a process.

Susan George, activist

The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.

Theodor Adorno, philosopher

But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats, poet

It's not hard to tell we was poor - when you saw the toilet paper dryin' on the clothesline.

George Lindsey, actor

Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.

Joseph Stalin, leader

When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.

Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people.

Andrew Johnson, president

Money is a good servant, but a poor master.

Dominique Bouhours, critic

For humble individuals like myself, there is one poor comfort, which is this, viz. that gout, unlike any other disease, kills more rich men than poor, more wise men than simple.

Thomas Sydenham, scientist

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!

George Eliot, author

Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it.

Robert Motherwell, artist

If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.

Edmund Burke, statesman

For those of you who don't understand Reaganomics, it's based on the principle that the rich and the poor will get the same amount of ice. In Reaganomics, however, the poor get all of theirs in winter.

Mo Udall, politician

I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.

Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

This paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace a hardcover book - it makes a very poor doorstop.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

It's the rich you can terrorize. The poor have nothing to lose.

Imelda Marcos, celebrity

I hated school. Even to this day, when I see a school bus it's just depressing to me. The poor little kids.

Dolly Parton, musician

I'm scared to death of being poor. It's like a fat girl who loses 500 pounds but is always fat inside. I grew up poor and will always feel poor inside. It's my pet paranoia.

Cher, musician

Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals; nay it is treachery to comrades.

Gilbert K. Chesterton, writer

The tax collector must love poor people, he's creating so many of them.

Bill Vaughan, journalist

You have no idea what a poor opinion I have of myself and how little I deserve it.

William Gilbert, composer

The poor are the only consistent altruists; they sell all they have and give it to the rich.

Holbrook Jackson, writer

Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.

Theodore Roosevelt, president

Every man is rich or poor according to the proportion between his desires and his enjoyments.

Samuel Johnson, author

Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius.

Albert Pike, lawyer

And plenty makes us poor.

John Dryden, poet

We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.

Plato, philosopher

Women do two thirds of the world's work. Yet they earn only one tenth of the world's income and own less than one percent of the world's property. They are among the poorest of the world's poor.

Barber Conable, politician

It's hard being black. You ever been black? I was black once - when I was poor.

Larry Holmes, athlete

Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.

Robert Frost, poet

Suffice it to say, I'm not poor.

August Wilson, playwright

Poor, darling fellow - he died of food. He was killed by the dinner table.

Diana Vreeland, editor

Substantive and procedural law benefits and protects landlords over tenants, creditors over debtors, lenders over borrowers, and the poor are seldom among the favored parties.

John Turner, statesman

I have found out in later years that we were very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

The universe lies before you on the floor, in the air, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers, in your mind. From this voyage no one returns poor or weary.

Agnes De Mille, dancer

I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.

Winston Churchill, politician

It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.

Frank Herbert, writer

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death.

Rosalind Russell, actress

A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, novelist

Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them.

Bill Vaughan, journalist

The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too.

Oscar Levant, composer

They've got us surrounded again, the poor bastards.

Creighton W. Abrams, Jr., soldier

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Anatole France, novelist

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